Nord University offers education at bachelor, master and doctoral levels. Each year, new students are admitted to more than 180 study programmes within both professional and theoretical fields. Nord University has approximately 1,200 employees and 12,000 students at study locations in Vesterålen, Bodø, Mo i Rana, Sandnessjøen, Nesna, Namsos, Steinkjer, Levanger and Stjørdal. Through contact with local communities and broad networks within business and industry, Nord University aims to contribute to meeting regional, national and global challenges.
Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture (FBA) is one of five faculties at the Nord University, and is represented at two of Nord’s campuses, Bodø and Steinkjer. FBA is responsible for research and education within animal sciences, aquaculture, ecology and genomics. Nord University’s strategy pints out blue and green growth as one of its three profiles and the faculty aspires to be the preferred partner in the High North within this part of the bio-economy.
In recent years, FBA has undergone major developments and projects financed by prestigious programmes like FRIPRO (The Research Council of Norway) and ERC Consolidator Grants (The European Research Council) are part of the faculty’s project portfolio.
The faculty has approximately 130 academic and technical/administrative employees, of which ca 30 % is recruited internationally. Twenty of the faculty’s employees are located at campus Steinkjer. The staff at Steinkjer are focusing on research and education within terrestrial ecology/natural resource management and animal sciences. The remaining are located in Bodø, focusing on aquaculture, animal science, genomics and marine ecology.
FBA has ca 840 students and offers eight bachelor’s degree programmes within biology, aquaculture, international marketing, animal sciences, veterinary nursing and natural resource management. The faculty also offers a master’s degree programme in Biology and Aquaculture, life-long learning courses and a doctoral degree programme in Aquatic Biosciences.
For more information, see the Faculty’s webpage: www.nord.no/en/fba
Professors/Associate Professors in Animal Sciences
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